CAREER: 2008 Stanley Cup champion with DET... Member of the exclusive 'Triple Gold Club' - Olympic gold (2006 with Sweden), World Championships gold (2006 with Sweden), Stanley Cup champion (2008 with DET)... Has also played for VAN (155 GP), NYR (125), FLA (85), PIT (22), SJS (4)
2012-13: Missed 41 games due to various injuries...Averaged 12:51 TOI...Collected 2 points (1-1-2) in five postseason games...Skated in his 100th playoff game on 5/4 vs. ANA.
PERSONAL: Mikael and his wife, Sandra, have two children, William and Stina
Traded to NY Rangers by San Jose with Christian Gosselin for Adam Graves and future considerations, June 24, 2001. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers with Joel Bouchard, Richard Lintner and Rico Fata for Mike Wilson, Alex Kovalev, Janne Laukkanen and Dan LaCouture, February 10, 2003. Traded to Florida by Pittsburgh with Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Nathan Horton) and 2nd round compensatory choice (Stefan Meyer) in 2003 Entry Draft for Florida's 1st (Marc-Andre Fleury) and 3rd (Daniel Carcillo) round choices in 2003 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to jaw (November 21, 2003 vs. Washington) and hand (January 21, 2004 vs. Columbus) injuries. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), September 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), October 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, September 17, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 3, 2009. Traded to Florida by Vancouver with Marco Sturm for David Booth, Steve Reinprecht and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Vancouver selected Cole Cassels) in 2013 Entry Draft, October 22, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to various injuries.